SH2082 : South Stack - 1982

taken 36 years ago, 4 km from Holyhead/Caergybi, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

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South Stack - 1982
South Stack - 1982
South Stack is an island situated just off Holy Island on the North West coast of Anglesey. It is famous as the location of one of Wales' most spectacular lighthouses.
The South Stack Lighthouse has warned passing ships of the treacherous rocks below since its completion in 1809. The 28 m lighthouse was designed by Daniel Alexander and the main light is visible to passing vessels for 45 km, and was designed to allow safe passage for ships on the treacherous Dublin - Holyhead - Liverpool sea route. It provides the first beacon along the northern coast of Anglesey for east-bound ships.
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Date Taken
August 1982   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 24 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Islands  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 2031 8228 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.4138N 4:41.9014W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 20588 82245
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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